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Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Subfamily: Suinae
Genus: Potamochoerus
Gray, 1854
Type species
Choiropotamus pictus

Potamochoerus larvatus (F. Cuvier, 1822)
Potamochoerus magnus (A. Arribas & G. Garrido, 2008)
Potamochoerus porcus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Potamochoerus is a genus in the pig family (Suidae). The two species only live in Sub-saharan Africa. The Bushpig, possibly due to introduction by man, also can be found in Madagascar and nearby islands.

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